from hunger

(strictly) from hunger

Sl. very mediocre; acceptable only when nothing else is available. This kind of entertainment is from hunger. The singer was strictly from hunger.
See also: hunger

from hunger

verb
See also: hunger
References in classic literature ?
said Danglars, more pale from terror than he had been just before from hunger and misery.
Also, we suffered from the cold, and later from hunger.
He raised her and smiled with such kindness and affection that I felt sensations of a peculiar and overpowering nature; they were a mixture of pain and pleasure, such as I had never before experienced, either from hunger or cold, warmth or food; and I withdrew from the window, unable to bear these emotions.
I suffered much from hunger, but much more from cold.
Nine days passed, and I was weak from hunger and thirst, but no longer suffering--I was past that.
At any rate no waterway was in sight, and the entire party was almost ready to drop from hunger, thirst and fatigue.
The Pavlograd regiment had had only two men wounded in action, but had lost nearly half its men from hunger and sickness.
However, he began now to suffer terribly from hunger.
3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Freedom from Hunger Board of Directors announced that President and CEO Steve Hollingworth will depart the organization on February 3, 2016.
be free from hunger has been sanctioned in legally binding human rights
5 million children who die from hunger related causes each year--one every five seconds.
Aguilera will also appear in World Hunger Relief posters at KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell restaurants with the quote "Together we can use our voices for good to save lives and move from hunger to hope," advertising and online efforts, including the campaign's website, FromHungertoHope.
With more than 1 in 5 children at-risk of hunger nationwide, important nutrition assistance programs protect millions of low-income children from hunger.
I hope to inspire others to use their voice for good and move millions of people from hunger to hope.
Data from Hunger in America 2006, the largest, most comprehensive study ever conducted on domestic hunger, along with detailed maps of Congressional districts and the food banks and food-rescue organizations serving their area, are included in the publication.